noogenesis


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noogenesis

(ˌnəʊəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy (in the thought of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin) the fourth stage of evolution, in which reflective thought (the noosphere) enters the world, along with human beings
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Here Polanyi aligns himself with the Jesuit philosopher and paleontologist Teilhard de Chardin, whose concept of noogenesis is presented in Teilhard's posthumously published Le phenomene human (1955).
That collection of animal life formed a vast array of different instincts (the phase of psychogenesis), which slowly evolved into a new and higher phase (noogenesis) as life forms approached thought and the human species.
3) noosfera espacio virtual en el que se da el nacimiento de la psiquis (noogenesis), un lugar donde ocurren todos los fenomenos (patologicos y normales) del pensamiento y la inteligencia.